Semi-Homemade French Bread Pizza
  • 1 28-oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon crushed or minced garlic
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 1 package fresh basil
  • 1 loaf French bread
  • ½ pound fresh mozzarella cheese
  • olive oil for drizzling
  • other pizza toppings (optional)
  1. Add garlic and onion to large pan with a small amount of olive oil. Cool over medium high heat until onions are translucent.
  2. Add tomatoes to pan. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Cut bread in half lengthwise and then cut each half into thirds. Arrange on a baking sheet, crust side down.
  4. Cut cheese into thin slices.
  5. Uncover sauce to reduce the liquid for about 5 minutes, then rid the basil into pieces and add to the mixture. Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes.
  6. Divide the sauce evenly onto bread slices. Add other toppings if desired and cover with cheese.
  7. Drizzle with olive oil and put under the broiler on low for 5-10 minutes, until the cheese is bubbly and browned.
Recipe by Triple Chocolate Kitchen at